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The more I think about this question, the more I think you have a bigger problem than simply I have no right to redistribute these logos under a free licence. I think the real problem is that you have no right to redistribute them at all. They are, as you point out, copyright images. I can see nothing inherent in the nature of a favicon that grants you ...


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You are certainly allowed to merge MIT/X11/Expat-licensed code into other code under the same license. (You are allowed to merge such permissively licensed code into virtually anything, including copyleft or proprietary code as well.) As long as you keep the copyright notices and license text, you may do just about anything you like. You could eschew git ...


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You are thinking very much about Git, and not at all about the existing MIT license. You can just copy Jack's code. You do have explicit permission – the MIT license under which you received Jack's code. This license only has a single condition: that you keep Jack's copyright + license notice. If you want to preserve Jack's Git history you'll have to do ...


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